February 25, 2017
Right Motorbike For Vietnam Road Trip

How to Pick the Right Motorbike for your Epic Road Trip in Vietnam

A NOTE FROM THE BLOG OWNER: I met David, then single, and his brother, then newly divorced, on one of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines—Siargao! {Check our photos of our Siargao trip!} We went island-hopping together, and they probably sensed that I was a broke traveler that they handled the boat rental. That was more than four years ago, if my memory served me right. Right after David’s trip to the Philippines, he met a girl in Vietnam, they fell in love, they got married, and created a wonderful girl together! 😉 This post was actually a comment […]
August 28, 2016

Get Dazzled in Washington D.C.

The thing about Washington DC is that it dazzles. It makes your time, no matter how short or long, in the city count. There are cool and hip farmers markets such as 14th & Kennedy Street Farmers Market and Adams Morgan Farmers Market. Stroll around and find your way in Smithsonian museums. Hop on a double-decker bus to have a sweeping summary of the city’s past and present: the momuments, the Capitol, and the memorial parks. Whether you are in a hurry or you prefer taking things slow, Washington DC can wash off your worries.  
March 18, 2016

Hipmunk Hotels:The Ultimate Road Trip Through Annapolis, Louisville, Durham and More

A road trip in spring to the Southern states promises blooming flowers, rejuvenated rivers flowing to the Atlantic, and budding trees. The mountains are as inviting as the ocean. Here are some tips and places to stay in your ultimate road trip.
December 2, 2015

Changes! Changes!

It feels like April here in Cebu; for someone who brags about the seeming eternal summer in her country, I find the heat almost unbearable. And for someone who brags about having a life-work balance, here I am so caught up with revising Backpacking with a Book’s feel and content. These past years, I took BWAB as a repository for my published articles and photos. I never considered it a possible place of and for awesomeness; by awesomeness, I mean a beautiful, interactive travel blog that readers can visit again and again, a place where they can find not only […]